School of Nursing Assistant Professor and Interim Assistant Dean for Graduate Clinical Programs Ashley Hodges, Ph.D., CRNP/Faculty, WHNP-BC, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses as Region VI director. An active member of AWHONN since 1998, Hodges has served at the state level in leadership positions, as well as nationally on several committees including the Convention Planning Committee and the Continuum of Newborn Advisory Panel. She has worked as an Alabama Board of Nursing Continuing Education Administrator within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology since 2004 and is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Nu Chapter and the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties.
AWHONN is the foremost nursing authority that advances the health care of women and newborns through advocacy, research and the creation of high-quality, evidence-based standards of care. AWHONN's 24,000 members worldwide are clinicians, educators and executives who serve as patient-care advocates focusing on the needs of women and infants.
A leader in professional development, AWHONN holds the distinction of twice receiving the Premier Program award by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for innovation and excellence in Continuing Nursing Education (CNE).
Budhwani and Mancini among Top 40 Under 40The Birmingham Business Journal recognizes UAB leaders for their work in health-care policy and strategic planning.Kennedy is an impact player on the SON teamJoeAnn Kennedy is thorough, efficient, pleasant, reliable and brings out the best in others. For these reasons and more, Kennedy was nominated and selected UAB’s Employee of the Month for January.Van Matre wins lifetime teaching award
Business professor in his fifth decade at UAB does it for the love of teaching.Nominate an outstanding woman by Jan. 15Help recognize achievement, courage, service and dedication by women at UAB by submitting a nomination for one of five outstanding woman awards. Details and a nomination form are online.Timpa is Education’s ‘ambassador of first impressions’Nancy Timpa helps create an atmosphere that is welcoming to visitors and responsive to the needs of those seeking help. And she is UAB's Employee of the Month for December.Moody helps ‘redesign the resident experience’Jamie Moody still counts her time in the surgery residency program in months. But she’s already a legend in the making and November’s Employee of the Month.Howard honored for exceptional work to prevent stroke, heart diseaseUAB epidemiology Professor Virginia Howard, Ph.D., has been honored for her work to find novel, powerful ways to reduce the burden of stroke and heart disease by the National Forum for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention.Harper elected to state nursing hall of fameDoreen Harper, Ph.D., dean of the School of Nursing, has been selected as a 2015 inductee into the Alabama Nursing Hall of Fame, which recognizes nurses and others who, through their work and accomplishments, have brought honor and fame to the profession of nursing and the state.Grill ‘brings the atmosphere’ to GovernmentAdministrative Associate Dawn Grill is productive, creative, efficient and UAB’s Employee of the Month for October.Julie Decker is 2014-15 Employee of the YearJulie Decker, program manager in the Department of Microbiology, and Employee of the Month for February, will receive the highest non-academic employee award.